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Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

September 27
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  Chelsea Clinton, the only daughter of 2016 democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, came to campus to support her mother's campaign on Thursday, Sept. 22. Clinton was met by a crowd of around 200 people at the Recreation Center’s Maple Room around 1:30 p.m. “I happened to have the day off...

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20
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A team of researchers was awarded a $123,859 two-year grant to study factors that affect African-American students’ success in engineering, which will start on Oct. 1. The research team is made up of Lesley Berhan, associate professor in engineering and director of engineering diversity initiatives,...

Student Government to focus on student involvement

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20
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Student Government is looking to implement some big changes at UT this year, including creating committees and programs aimed at providing student perspectives on more that happens on campus. They plan to increase students’ ability to voice concerns about construction, increasing direct outreach to...

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 20
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On Sept.13, the University of Toledo Board of Trustees approved a $90,000 bonus for president Sharon Gaber, as well as a 2 percent raise. This decision was made during Gaber’s initial review of her first year as president, according to an article by UT News. The article continued that the Board...

The University of Toledo facilities battle aging infrastructure

The University of Toledo facilities battle aging infrastructure

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 13
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The University of Toledo has faced a multitude of infrastructure failures since the beginning of the fall semester. University facilities works to combat these failures of an old infrastructure with limited resources. “We have an aging system. It’s an older campus so there is a lot of upkeep and...

University of Toledo holds conversations on diversity

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 13
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Race. Gender. Sexual orientation. Religion. All of these factors are constantly dividing the world against itself. Each day, there is another confrontation or situation that adds to the big picture: We are not all the same. Encouraging discussion of these topics helps to create a safer environment according...

The University of Toledo enrollment raises for first time in six years

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 13
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Just last week, the University of Toledo celebrated the loss of a tradition with the campus-wide announcement of an increase in enrollment for Fall 2016 — the first time enrollment has gone up in six years. “We are thrilled with the increase in enrollment,” President Sharon Gaber said in an...

Fighting against heart failure

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 13
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Third-year biomedical science Ph.D. student Xiaoming Fan is researching how to limit muscle damage after a heart attack with the help of his mentor Jiang Tian, associate professor in the division of cardiovascular medicine. According to the CDC, one in four deaths are due to heart attacks. The health...

New dining option to replace Rocky’s

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 6
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The Student Union prepares to say goodbye to a UT-themed Rocky’s and hello to Steak ‘n Shake, which is expected to open early next semester. The decision was made after a poll held by dining services, which named Steak ‘n Shake as the newest addition to the Student Union. “We are trying to...

University of Toledo professors get mixed reviews from students

University of Toledo professors get mixed reviews from students

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 6
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When choosing a professor, many UT students visit the website Rate My Professor, which provides prospective students with reviews from other students on these professors. But are these reviews enough to determine the quality of a professor? “They [students] want it [class] to be easy,” said Sally...

Beyond borders

Morgan Kovacs, News editor
September 6
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Two Iraqi doctors are currently spending time at the University of Toledo Medical Center, learning the way UTMC’s emergency room system operates in order to improve emergency care in Iraq. Dr. Al Obaidi and Dr. Saad Mijbad, from Kufa Hospital in Iraq, will be spending a month in Toledo before returning...

Research takes flight

Research takes flight

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
September 6
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Gunnar Kramer, a Ph.D. student studying ornithology at the University of Toledo, plans to track endangered Golden-­winged Warblers for a year after being recognized at the North American Ornithological Conference in Washington, D.C. Kramer’s research will focus on identifying their migration routes. “Understanding...

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